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Pavona chiriquiensis


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lexID:
10940 
Scientific:
Pavona chiriquiensis 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Leaf Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Pavona (Genus) > chiriquiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Glynn, Maté & Stemann, 2001 
Occurrence:
Tuvalu, Costa Rica, Kiribati, Malpelo Island, Austral Islands, the Society Islands, Colombie, Equador, Galapagos, L'île Cocos, Nouvelle Calédonie, Pacifique Est, Panama, Polynésie Française, Samoa, Tonga 
Sea depth:
3 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
27,4°C - 28,4°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-03 21:42:50 

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Glyn, Mate & Stemann, 2001


Very special thanks for the first two photos of Pavona chiriquiensis to Dave Burdick from GUAMREEFLIFE!
Thanks a lot, Dave!!

From Corals of the World:

Characters: Colonies are massive. Corallites have thick walls and are well defined. Septo-costae are in two indistinct orders. Columellae are well developed. Tentacles are extended during the day giving colonies a furry appearance.

Colour: Green, grey and brown.

Similar Species: Pavona explanulata, which has similar corallite structures, but does not form massive colonies. See also Pavona decussata.

Habitat: Occurs on shallow protected rocky substrates.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Pavona (Genus) > Pavona chiriquiensis (Species)

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